479. Room101 Namakubi Ecuador Chingon Aged 2014

Gifted by a friend.

Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.

Information:
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano
Binder: Honduran Corojo
Filler: Dominican Republic & Honduras
Limited annual production cigar.

Size: 8×44-60, Salomon.

Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Fairly firm when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Wood and hay notes.

1st third: Starts with a note of cacao, black pepper, oakwood and coffee beans.

2nd third: Smoothens out and gets a nutty note added.

Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable white ash.

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a super light draw.

3rd third: Returns to the flavours in part 1.

Duration: 21:45-23:00, 1h 15min.

Conclusion: A full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. It started super light on the draw, but got better towards the final third. Overall a enjoyable cigar I most definitely would like to try again in the future.

Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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